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is exploited for one political party's agenda over another. >> president obama using denver police officers as a backdrop for his gun control speech. copsas probs? a lot of police officers were not happy, including this sheriff justin smith. good evening, sir. >> good evening, greta. >> nice to see you. and, sheriff, presidents from both sides of the aisle have been doing it for decades, using people as propose. today, it's cops as props. what do you think about it? >> you know, i agree with the denver police officers that i spoke with, that it was completely inappropriate. these officers have a job to do. they should be on the sfreet protecting their community, not used as political props. the officers i talked to were disgusted that they had been coerced and cajoled into getting them on stage. >> you know, some of the police officers didn't show up today -- or didn't stand by the president. is that in part because of the very controversial new gun troll law in colorado? is that what is distressing some police officers or members of law enforcement? >> absolutely, greta. that's what really
last july. the day president obama appeared at oakland fox theater. large contingent of police were outside to handle problems that could arise from protestors. many of the officers said they had trouble communicating on the 2 way radios. there had been numerous complaints before about the glitches of the new radio system which had just been installed in 2011, the year before. it had been riddled with inference and glitches right from the start. barry heads the police officer association. >> basically try to key the mike and doesn't work for variety of different reasons. and you never know the time or place when that is going to actually breakdown. >>reporter: this report confirms what an internal city investigation found a month after the president visit. that cell sites were affecting the city public safety radio system. that the signal were bleeding into radio channel causing sporadic inference. as of two months ago, 43 cell sites have been tested. a little over half of them were resolved. most were at&t towers. donlin says communication may have improved but his officers
surrounding the police radios were magnified last july the day president obama appeared at fox theater. a large contingent of police were outside to handle problems that could arise from protestors. many of the officers said they had trouble communicating on their two-way radios. there have been numerous complaints before about the glitches of the new radio system that had been installed the year before. it had been riddled with glitches right from the start. barry donalin heads the police officers association. >> the mic doesn't work for a variety have different reasons. you don't know the time nor the place where it's going to break down. >> this report confirms what an internal city investigation found after a month after the president's visit that cell sites were affecting the public safety radio system, that the signals were bleeding into radio channels causing sporadic interference. as of two months ago, 43 cell sites have been tested. a little over half of them resolved. most were at&t's towers. he says communication may have improved but officers still have no confidence in the
performing in president obama's inaugural parade. according to police kenneth williams and michael ward opened fire on her and her friends thinking they were members of a rival gang. >>> a shocking road rage brawl caught on tape. bradley turner and his wife say two guys in a truck tried to run them off the road last weekend in north carolina. the video appears to show turner confronting the men and instigating the fight. the men retaliate with a beat-down. look at that. >> [ bleep ]. >> turner's wife hands him a gun and he fires several shots. >> get out of here. >> whoa! >> see that? let's bring in holly hughes to talk law and justice. listen. thankfully no one was hurt by gunfire. turner and his wife face a slew of assault and weapons charges. could they claim self-defense or does the gunfire take this to a reckless level? >> a couple of points on that. they can't claim self-defense because the threat was over. we see the men running away, getting into their vehicle before he fires the shots. at this point he's looking at anywhere from very serious felony charges like aggravated assau
that president obama appeared at oakland's fox theater. a large contingent of police were outside to handle protestors. many of the officers said they had trouble communicating on their two way radios. there have been numerous complaints before about the glitches of new radio system that had been installed the year before. it had been riddled with interference and glitches right from the start. barry heads the police officers association. >> they basically use the mic and it doesn't work for a variety of reasons. >> reporter: this report confirms what an internal investigation found a month ago after the president's visit. cell sites were affecting the radio system that their systems were bleeding into radio channels. 43 cell sites have been tested and have of them were resolved. most were at&t's towers. he says communications may have improved but the officers still have no confidence in the system. there was another failure wednesday night. >> once again, the system went down specifically on the eastern end of our city. the system wasn't working a few minutes again. >> reporter: city coun
and has been reopened with added police presence. a massive manhunt underway. police looking for two members of a white supremacist prison gang associated with even ebel suspected of killing colorado's prison chief. they say these men could be armed and dangerous. >> president obama visiting colorado to focus on its recent gun control efforts. he is looking to gain support for his own push amid strong opposition. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. the good news is colorado has already chosen to do something about it. >> here's the thing. is he ignoring the real problems facing the country? a new gallup poll shows that the economy remains the top concern for americans. unhappiness with the government second, followed by unemployment and then the federal deficit and debt crisis. gun control, all the way at the bottom of the list. just 4% of those polled say that it is their top concern. >> rutgers university wasting little time firing basketball coach mike rice after the videos of him ab
ahead of president obama's speech on gun control in just a few hours. police there are sharing concerns about the president's plan to use a police department training facility and police officers as a back drop for his remarks, while promoting his gun control proposals. denver police officer dan ny wise is joining us now and he's one of the officers voicing concerns shared by many, danny tells us. officer, thank you very much for being here. so the president is going out there, he will use police officers as a back drop and as props, as critics would say. how did it first come to your attention that there are police officers in the ranks who were not happy about this? >> well, i'm on vacation, but checking social media like facebook, several officers were contacting me over the weekend and voicing concerns. over the year i've been kind of a formal and informal advocate for officers expressing issues and often recipients of alerts from the rank and file. >> megyn: what were they saying? >> there was a big concern how we were getting ourselves involved in a very partisan, political subjec
philly tried to run down a police officer. and police say both were wanted felons. they were booked on multiple charges. >>> problematic police radios are now performing up to industry standards. there had been numerous failures including during president obama's visit to oakland last summer. the city did repair the radios and reduced interference from the cell phone towers. the police union says they are working better, but there's not lot of confidence in testimony. >>> firefighters rescued at least ten dogs after responding to a house fire tonight. it was just after 6:30 at 3592 hillsboro drive. when the firefighters made their way into the house, they found a number of english bulldogs in cages. they were able to get the dogs out and contain the small fire. the dogs are okay and no one was hurt. >>> in morgan hill, police uncovered a sophisticated grow house operation in the middle of an office park. daniel segal was arrested yesterday. the 6,000 square foot business space was being used as a commercial grow operation. detectives seized 2,775 plants and 30 pounds of processed ma
. police state the two got in a fight that ended in the father's death. >> president obama apology tonight about comments he made about california's attorney general. the president called here is the best looking internal -- attorney general at a fundraiser in silicon valley yesterday. today white house press secretary said the president called harris to apologize for any distraction caused by his comments. >> old friends, good friends. he did not want in any way to diminish the attorney general's professional accomplishments and her capability. >> harris' office released a statement today, it reads,, the attorney general and the president have been friends for many years, they had a great conversation yesterday and she strongly supports them. >> first lady michelle obama is getting attention for what she said in an interview. the first lady accidentally referred to herself as a busy single mother while being interviewed yesterday at a vermont tb station she quickly corrected herself saying sometimes being married to the president makes her feel single but that quote, he is around. the fir
the police. the man was arrested on the plane just 15 minutes before takeoff. >> listen to this one. president obama is under fire this morning for a comment that he made about california's attorney general pamela harris. he was speaking at a fund-raiser and the president said this -- quote -- "she's brilliant, she's dedicated. she's tough. she also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general. it's true. come on." the president also called harris a great friend and great supporter for many years. she served as california's attorney general since 2011 and she's considered a rising star in the democratic party. she's often mentioned as a potential candidate for governor. bet michelle is not too happy about that one. that is your five at 5. >> north korea taking their threat to a whole new level. they have now placed missiles within range of u.s. bases in the area. we're live in washington with the very latest on this developing story. >> we are hearing reports north korea has positioned two of its missiles on mobile launchers along the east coast of the country. these repor
about using nuclear weapons and diplomacy and well resourced police work from text us from future attacks. the obama administration jettisoned the war on terror from its rhetoric but furthered its legal architecture. even after the troops come home from afghanistan we'll still be a nation at war. in 1832 carl von clausewitz said war is an act of force. much of the history of war and international law in the last century particular after the horror of the second world war was an attempt to prove him wrong. we shouldn't fool ourselves. we mine ourselves at some point facing a stark choice between the war we're now fighting and the law which we all at least pretend is the bedrock of our republic. i say we choose the law. hey, it's sara. i'm going pro. i've been using crest pro-health for a week. my dentist said it was gonna help transform my mouth. [ male announcer ] go pro. for a clean that's up to four times better, try these crest pro-health products together. [ sara ] i've been using crest pro-health. so far...it feels different. [ male announcer ] crest pro-health protects not j
. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press conference yesterday offering a number of alternatives including allowing school personnel to carry firearms and more attention to those who are suffering from mental issues. >> the united states secret service, whe
. frances dinglasan will have the >> katie: in oakland police have complained their radios have not been working properly. an independent report confirmed that cellphone tons are the culprit. >> the problem surrounded the radios were magnified the day that president obama appeared. they handled problems that could arise from protestors. many of the officers said they had trouble communicating on their two-way radios. there have been numerous complaints before about the glitches of the new radio system that had been installed the year before. it had been riddled with interference and glitches right from the start. barry heads the police officers association. >> they basically use the mic and it doesn't work for a variety of different reasons. you don't know the time it's going to break down. >> this confirms what the city found after a month after. that cell sites were affecting the radio system. that their signals were bleeding into radio channels causing interference. as of two months ago, 43 cell sites have been tested. half of them were resolved. most were at&t towers. he says communi
in this block, if you can. >>> just days before the senate begins debate on gun reform president obama is looking for support outside of washington, d.c. yesterday, at a police academy not far from the theater shooting in colorado last year saying his goal is not to take firearms away from its owners. >> the components of some of these common sense laws have ginned up fears among responsible gun owners that have nothing to do with what is being proposed, nothing to do with the facts. but feeds into this suspension about government. if there are any folks who are out there right now who are gun owners, and you've been hearing somebody is taking away your guns -- get the facts. we are not proposing a gun registration system. we are proposing background checks for criminals. >> i thought one of the most fascinating parts when he talked about michelle once saying, if i lived in a rural area and i lived on a farm, i would want a gun in my house and talking about this is not keeping guns away from people. that michelle was talking to the president. the president, of course, by extension unde
for paying $20 in cash for $40 of food stamps. police also found them on the cheap and using them to stock his shells. no mistake trafficking fraud has more than doubled under the obama administration and she says the white hse makes it easy for his folks to get their hands on them. >> the store was busted twice don't you think they would set up a system to make sure it did not happen again? this administration has a problem with oversight. tsa, this come across the board. if you look at a chart of food stamps since 1980, you cannot blame the great recession except the above administration really saying we want as many people as possible on food stamps. >> you want to believe the bombing administration because a crack in florida is buying food stamps to stockfish tells? that is a stretch. charles: $75 billion into the economy without zero accountability it does breed this type of stuff. >> i will not defend the behavior. criminals are crimnals but we are getting nuts about the food stamp program why not the private seor where wal-mart purposely pushes employees onto medicaid that cost us m
, it is an issue like saving american lives. when you think about how president obama has been asking the public to push legislators call them and e-mail and advocate. leb in denver tomorrow trying to make the point to the local police academy. is there anything the public can do beyond demonstrations to help move this along and get through to our o legislators this is what the american people want? >> it is fundamental grassroots engagement. not only do you have to write them and call them but meet with them in person, show up, tweet at them. this is not a one things you do one day and we've taken care of it now. this is a sustained activity and sustained engagement to take this to the finish line. we've gotten things out of the senate judiciary committee. that is a tribute. we're now at the next hurdle. we'll see how it plays out. if people keep engaging and jumping on this bandwagon that's moving, we're going to make some success. >> john: as a survivor of real and terrible gun violence, how frustrated do you get when you see congress dragging their feet on this or does it inspire you to work
who are still work th-g case should call the virginia state police. back to you. jenna: rick, thanks. gregg: the key feature of president obama's healthcare law promising help for small business owners? well it's not going to be ready on time, maybe never, who knows. but the delay means that many workers won't have any choices when it comes to getting insurance. plus, a notorious fugitive on the run no more. how the law enforcement community finally caught up with utah's back country ghost. the new guy is loaded with protein! i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. ensure high protein... fifty percent of your daily value of protein. low fat and five grams of sugars. [ major nutrition ] ensure! nutrition in charge! as well as they could because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d. it's the only calcium supplement that can be taken with or without food. my doctor recommends citracal maximum. it's all about absorption. jenna: welcome back, everyone. after a
on the list of things that barack obama will try and address. it's not just an issue of the public likes it, but certain segments of the public are strongly against it. a lot of police departments, not necessarily in favor of massive legalization. a lot of federal funds they won't get for drug interdiction. i don't think this will change any of obama's policies any time soon. >> let's look at the states where any marijuana use is illegal. 26 states in red, have not legalized medical marijuana, nor have they criminalized marijuana, even in more blue states like illinois, so, anna, can we expect this to ever change or perhaps change soon? >> i don't think it's going to change soon. i can see that one of the states on that map is my state of florida, i can tell you that chances of legalized marijuana getting through the current legislature, and the legislature coming in the next few years is zero to none. we have to watch what happens in colorado and washington. if they are able to regulate it, able to make money off of it particularly, if states see that other states are making money off regu
. >>> in the case of the district attorney down in texas who was shot to death in his home with his wife, the police say his death may be part of a white supremacist plot. this also scary. >>> finally, the desperate case by some on the right that president obama's pastor is a racist. and once again, it's rush limbaugh leading the charge. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. cold feels nice on sore muscles, huh? you know you could just use bengay zero degrees. medicated pain relief you store in the freezer. brrr...see ya boys. [ male announcer ] bengay zero degrees. freeze and move on. [ male announcer ] book ahead and save up to 20 percent at doubletree.com, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy. doubletree by hilton. where the little things mean everything. >>> wow. looks like caroline kennedy is headed to tokyo. according to the "washington post" the daughter of the former president will be president obama's pick to be ambassador to japan. kennedy was an early supporter of president obama along with her uncle the late senator ted kennedy during the 2008 presidential campaign. caroline fo
wife, the police say his death may be part of a white supremacist plot. this also scary. >>> finally, the desperate case by some on the right that president obama's pastor is a racist. and once again, it's rush limbaugh leading the charge. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. she's stl the one for you - you know it even after all these years. but your erectile dysfunction - you know,that could be a question of blood flow. cialis tadalafil for daily use helps you be ready anytime the moment's right. you can be more confident in your ability to be ready. and the same cialis is the only daily ed tablet approved to treat ed and symptoms of bph, like needing to go frequently or urgently. tell your doctor about all your medical conditions and medications, and ask if your heart is healthy enough for sexual activity. do not take cialis if you take nitrates for chest pain, as this may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. do not drink alcohol in excess with cialis. side effects may include headache, upset stomach, delayed backache or muscle ache. to avoid long-term injury, seek i
with federal gun laws facing an uncertain future, president obama ramped up pressure on congress. >> we must do something to protect our communities and our kids. >> surrounded by denver police officers just miled away from the aurora theater where 12 lives were claimed last summer, the president called on congress to do what states already had, pass stiffer gun laws. >> every day that we wait to do something about it, even more of our fellow citizens are stolen from our lives from a bullet from a gun. >> despite the gridlock in washington, 60% believe laws covering gun sales should be more strict, but stiff opposition remains. on wednesday, there was a pro-gun rally in boston, and the nra continues their rally against gun control. >> a lot of times these issues in the states are more in their face, in the face of legislators. the governors are dealing with this every day. >> 87% of americans support expanding background checks, but even that faces a tough road in congress. as for connecticut, the governor is expected to sign the legislation into law later today. the president will visit that s
that hutchinson was speaking for himself, not for the nra. president obama, meanwhile, jumps back into the gun debate tomorrow. he's heading to colorado for a speech at the denver police academy. he'll be in connecticut next week. >>> today the president ha his attention on a much different subject. what goes on inside our minds. he wants congress to spend millions of dollars on brain research. lisa sylvester is here to explain what this money hopefully would buy. what does the president want? >> wolf, much the way researchers were able to map the human genome, scientists are hoping to develop actually a map of the brain. and to one day be able to turn on or off certain cells and cure diseases. the white house is backing it up with a proposed $100 million. >> go ahead. >> in this demonstration, with actor alan alda, 8-month-old kendall shows she has mastered the art of imitation. >> good. >> again and again she takes turns copying what the grown-ups do. scientists at the institute for learning and brain sciences at the university of washington have been studying the toddler and baby brain and
early. ebel was killed in a shootout with police in texas. the gun found was matched to the crime scene in colorado. brian? >> brian: it's far from president obama's best shot. he only made two of the last 22 shots during his easter egg roll at the white house. to pour salt in the wound a group of kids bet him he wouldn't make one of the foulrn. the kids were cheering that he missed. but the president did get a consolation hug. he even looks good when he misses. had a rough day, but took the shot. we saw him hit over in kuwait, that shot around half court, so he can live off that for a while. >> steve: the stats regarding the easter egg hunt, not great. but he keeps on trying. >> gretchen: oh! i couldn't play in a lot of games of horse recently. it's always better to play pig than horse. you get to get out a little quicker, before you get -- or you get to win. >> steve: we've got an extreme weather alert for you on this tuesday. wild weather caught on camera in texas yesterday. >> 287. a couple of freak funnels. >> steve: tornado chasers were right in the midst of the super cells in nor
unveiling an nra report that suggests we should fight guns with more guns. it calls for more armed police officers, security guards, and staffers at every u.s. school. the nra also wants to loosen restrictions so teachers can carry weapons. but president obama is on the road pushing a very, very different approach. jim acosta has the latest. >> reporter: john and christine, later today in colorado, president obama will meet with victims and families of victims from the shootings at columbine and aurora. votes in congress on new gun control measures expected later this month, it's now coming down to a battle between president obama and the nra. in a hard push for new gun control laws, president obama is heading to two states still reeling from mass shootings. up first, denver, colorado, near the scene of the movie theater massacre at aurora, and where the president, one white house official says, wants to put the issue back on the front burner. on monday he goes to hartford, connecticut, about an hour from newtown. >> he believes that that passion, that urgency still exists around the coun
a news update from cspan radio. >> president obama has the colorado today. he is traveling to the denver suburb, stepping up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers. he will talk about gun control at the denver police academy live at 5:00 p.m. on cspan radio and television. the connecticut state lawmakers are expected to pass gun control measures today described by some as the most comprehensive in the country. it will include an expansion on the state's assault weapons ban and background checks for all firearms sales. democratic governor daniel malloy has said he will sign the legislation in annapolis, the maryland house of delegates is scheduled to vote on the gun- control measure today. for includes a requirement future handgun buyers to submit fingerprints to the state police to get a license. it limits magazines to 10 bullets. and assault weapons ban is also in the maryland bill. the legislation was proposed by democratic governor martin o'malley after the december shootings in newtown, conn.. for the institute for supply management will release its service sector in
. >> gretchen: now that d.a. also murdered along with his wife. the latest on who police think might be behind this. >> brian: the defense department refusing to give forth hood survivors purple hearts because it would label it terrorism. >> steve: so much for the stimulus. not only does president obama want to spend more tax dollars on public works and stimulating projects, but now he's calling on the private sector to pitch in, too. donald trump here to weigh in with his thoughts on this easter monday. "fox & friends" starts right now >> steve: look at that. ladies and gentlemen, the greatest show on earth, no, we're not talking about "fox & friends," although it is -- we're talking about ringling brothers & barnum & bailey circus in brooklyn. >> brian: lot of you wond what are ainsley does after the 5:00 a.m show. she goes to the circus oftentimes and practices. >> steve: is that our wardrobe department? >> brian: it really is. gretchen turned that outfit down. >> gretchen: thank you, brian. i do like the color of that coat she has on. it's plink sequiny, right? it's something probably none
facing the defense department. and later, president obama continues his push for measures to reduce gun violence with a visit to colorado where he's highlighting the state's newly-passed gun laws. we'll have live coverage of his remarks at the denver police academy over on c-span, and that's scheduled to start at 5 eastern this afternoon. >> we have to take back media. independent media is what will save us. the media are the most powerful institutions on earth, more powerful than any bomb, more powerful than any missile. it's an idea that explodes onto the scene. but it doesn't happen when it is contained by that box, that tv screen that we all gaze at for so many hours a week. we need to be able to hear people speaking for themselves outside the box. we can't afford the status quo anymore. from global warring to global warming. >> author, host and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> at 7 eastern tonight on c-span, our "q&a" conversation with
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